Police Blotter

Police Blotter

February 22, 2007|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County.



Stabbings -- A 47-year-old man was leaving a liquor store in the 1300 block of Mosher St. about 5 p.m. Tuesday when he was attacked by several other men, one of whom stabbed him with an unknown weapon. When the victim's 52-year-old cousin came to his aid, he also was stabbed -- suffering a minor injury. The younger man was reported in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.


Arrest -- Dwayne Gwynn, 34, of the 5800 block of Gist Ave. was arrested Friday in the 3200 block of W. Baltimore St. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. Gwynn and Eugene Parker, 31, of the 500 block of S. Bentalou St., who was arrested earlier, are charged with shooting Harold Robinson, 39, a security officer at Club International in the 2300 block of W. Baltimore St. on Feb. 11 after a dispute at the club.


Homicide victim named -- Police have identified Darnell Cain, 37, of the 100 block of N. Bradford St. as the man who was fatally shot about 1:30 a.m. Monday in the 2300 block of E. Fayette St. Cain was found lying in the street after police received several 911 calls reporting a man being shot. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Robbery/arrest -- Officer Holly Lane was monitoring a police surveillance camera set up in the 500 block of N. Belnord St. about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday when she observed three men, one with a handgun, rob three other men. Police rushed to the scene and arrested one man and were seeking two others. Charged with armed robbery was Daeron Armstrong, 24, of the 500 block of N. Patterson Park Ave.


Shooting -- A 20-year-old man was reported in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot in the chest by an unknown assailant on the parking lot of a coin-operated laundry in the 2000 block of N. Broadway about 10:10 p.m. Tuesday. Police found the man lying in a nearby McDonald's.


Assault/arrest -- A 13-year-old boy was in good condition at the pediatric intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was stabbed several times in the back by another teenager during an argument at a dance contest early Monday at Club Choices in the 1800 block of N. Charles St. The incident took place during Kids Night at the club, police said. Arrested and charged as an adult with attempted murder and possession of a deadly weapon was Chervez Kittrell, 15, of the 400 block of Pitman Place.

Baltimore County


Shooting -- Police were seeking a gunman who shot a 24-year-old man during a verbal confrontation early Monday about the victim walking his dog. The victim, of the 9200 block of Liberty Road in Randallstown, was walking his dog near his home about 2 a.m. when he was stopped by another man who said, "Make sure you keep that dog on a leash." During a verbal exchange, the assailant pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the left side of the chest. He was reported in good condition at Shock Trauma.

White Marsh

Burglary -- Copper pipe valued at $3,000 was stolen Tuesday from a building under construction in the 400 block of Williams Court.

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